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Hilotrons to Score Silent Film on First World War-Themed Canadian Fall Tour
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With 2014 marking the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, Ottawa indie act Hilotrons are honouring this centennial with a special tour. These shows will include a screening of the Canadian silent film Carry On, Sergeant!, which was directed by Bruce Bairnsfather and came out in 1928. All of the Carry On, Sergeant! shows will take place in theatres across Quebec and Ontario in October and
Hundred Waters Enlist Tim Hecker, the Field for Remix EP
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Though they're signed to Skrillex's OWSLA imprint, Hundred Waters are the furthest thing from a bro'ed-out dubstep band. So much so that, when they prepare a remix EP, the indie pop artists work with some avant-garde auteurs. The group have recently put the finishing touches on a remix EP surrounding "Down From the Rafters," a single from their album The Moon Rang Like a Bell. Rather than let
Ryan Adams Announces Halloween-Themed 'Vampires' 7-Inch
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October is the year's spookiest month, and insanely busy songwriter Ryan Adams is getting into the spirit of the season with the latest instalment in his PAX-AM singles series. This latest 7-inch EP is called Vampires, and it's due out on October 28. That's the rather bloody artwork above. See the four-song tracklist below (and note that there's a very scary-sounding song called "Clown Asylum"). T
Dead Soft Embark on Canadian Fall Tour
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Grunge-loving Vancouverites Dead Soft scored a winner with their recent self-titled album, and with that LP now a little more than a month old, they are hitting the road for a Canadian fall tour. The outing begins tomorrow (October 2) in Kamloops, BC. From there, the combo will travel eastward across the Prairies and the Canadian Shield. They will reach the Maritimes by the middle of the month, at
Big Ups – “Rash”
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New York punks Big Ups started off the year by releasing their awesomely raw debut album Eighteen Hours Of Static. They’ll wind it down by dropping a new split EP with the Brooklyn band Washer. The first Big Ups song on the split is a fearsome, erratic pigfuck sludge-monster called “Rash,” and it might be [...]
Unreleased Velvet Underground Album To Be Included In New Box Set
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The Velvet Underground’s self-titled third LP is getting a “super deluxe” reissue for its 45th anniversary, and part of the bonus material is an entire unreleased album the band recorded in 1969 to get out of their contract with MGM. As Pitchfork reports, much of the material later ended up on VU swan song Loaded [...]
J. Fernandez – “Close Your Eyes”
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Here’s another jazz-infused psych-pop excursion from J. Fernandez’s Memorize Now EP. Like “Cosmic Was” before it, the Rhodes-laden “Close Your Eyes” is too singular to fit neatly into a specific musical lineage. The music tumbles all over an interior realm, rarely settling into one place for long, beholden to the whims of its creator’s imagination. [...]
Climates release lyric video for Serpents
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Climates have released a lyric video for their track Serpents From The Shadowland.
News: Watch Kingswood cover First Aid Kit in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Kingswood + First Aid Kit = unexpected.
News: Beyond the Valley festival drops second lineup announcement
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Danny Brown for NYE? Hells yeah!

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